Analysis: GOP divide on immigration grows, threatening election prospects

Analysis: GOP divide on immigration grows, threatening election prospects

McClatchy Washington Bureau

MILWAUKEE — The already bitter divide among Republican presidential candidates over immigration is deepening, a struggle that’s going to keep the party in turmoil well into 2016 — and jeopardize its chances of winning the White House next year. The clash over how to deal with immigrants in the country illegally sparked the ugliest exchanges of…

Billionaire Charles Koch says he will not endorse any GOP candidate during primaries

Billionaire Charles Koch says he will not endorse any GOP candidate during primaries

Tom McCarthy, The Guardian Activist who with his brother David has donated hundreds of millions to conservative causes says he has no plans to endorse anyone in nomination race Activist billionaire Charles Koch, who with his brother David has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to advance “conservative” causes from voter ID laws to for-profit

Republicans’ aggressive tax cuts would cause multi-trillion-dollar budget shortfalls

Republicans’ aggressive tax cuts would cause multi-trillion-dollar budget shortfalls

Reuters Republican presidential candidates talked up aggressive tax-cut plans on Tuesday night but offered few details about how they would avoid plunging the nation deeper into debt from the multi-trillion-dollar revenue shortfalls that would follow. The debate in Milwaukee was a mirror image of the Democratic contest, in which candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Agence France-Presse Fighting raged Wednesday in a flashpoint town in southeastern Turkey as the death toll mounted from attacks blamed on Kurdish rebels and local lawmakers warned of a humanitarian crisis. Turkish security forces backed up by tanks and combat helicopters launched a large-scale operation against the militants in the battered town of Silvan, which

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

David Edwards The hosts of Fox News’ Outnumbered reacted with indignation on Wednesday after students at the University of Missouri were asked to report “hateful or hurtful speech.” Amid reports of threats on social media against black Mizzou students, the University of Missouri police provided a process for students “who witness incidents of hateful and/or

Oregon attorney general: State investigators used digital surveillance on #BlackLivesMatter

Oregon attorney general: State investigators used digital surveillance on #BlackLivesMatter

Reuters Oregon’s attorney general is investigating the state’s digital surveillance of Twitter users who wrote #BlackLivesMatter and other hashtags and has put one employee on leave, saying she was “appalled” by her department’s profiling. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum wrote to local civil rights leaders including the president of the Urban League of Portland on Tuesday